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Welcome to California's North Coast

With free-flowing rivers, rugged mountain ranges, and rural towns surrounded by open ranges, dairy farms, redwood forests, wild salmon runs and cackling geese, the North Coast region is considered one of the last best places on the planet.

The Northcoast Regional Land Trust is a nonprofit organization with a focus of protecting land and water on nearly five million acres on California’s North Coast encompassing Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity Counties. Find out more About us.

News & Events

NRLT Seeks Event Coordinator for Annual Celebration


Dynamic and growing non-profit organization seeks a skilled and collaborative professional to fill a temporary, part-time Event Coordinator position. Primary duties include planning, coordination, and management of an annual organizational fundraising event involving more than 400 people taking place on October 8, 2016. Systems and structures have been well-established for this event, and the employee will have the opportunity to learn from experienced staff.  A background in fundraising, planning, marketing, public outreach or similar field is preferred, and strong communication skills are required. The applicant must be able to work among people of diverse backgrounds, must be self-motivated, and must have strong attention to detail and organizing skills.

Position available immediately, Salary $15-$17 per hour, part-time with increasing hours as the fundraising event nears; 5-10 hours per week in July, 10-15 hours per week in August, 15-25 hours per week from September through October 14.  To download an application packet, CLICK HERE. For questions, please call us at 707-822-2242, or email

Completed application packets (application cover sheet, cover letter, resume, supporting documents) must be received by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 21. Email to or fax to 707-822-5210.

Out and About


Photo by NRLT Board Member, Yvonne Everett

On May 21st, NRLT Board and Staff Members went on a field trip to Hunter Ranch for the annual board retreat. Hunter Ranch is a 15,576-acre working ranch and forest located on the middle-Mad River. When completed, this will be the largest land and water conservation project in the organizations history!


Photo by NRLT Board Member, Rees Hughes

Meet Our Future Scientists!


As a part of NRLT's Biological Monitoring program, we took Six River Charter School students out to Freshwater Farms Reserve for a field day of scientific exploration to learn about wetland ecology, compatible uses of agriculture in restored sites, and practical field methodology. Students collected data regarding the hydrology, water quality, soil chemistry, topography, vegetation, and wildlife of Freshwater Farms Reserve. Teach a man (or woman) how to fish...!



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